SickthingsUK: Musicians - Keri Kelli

  • Name: Keri Kelli (Kenneth Fear Jr.)
  • Instruments: Guitar, Vocals.
  • Born: September 7th 1971
  • Joined: 2006
  • Left: August 2011
  • Alice Cooper Tours: 'Eyes Of Alice Cooper', 'Dirty Diamonds', 'Psychodrama', 'Theater Of Death'.
  • Alice Cooper Albums: 'Along Came A Spider', 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare' and live material released during his tenure.
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Keri Kelli joined the Alice Cooper band in 2006 to stand in for Ryan Roxie who left the band to be with his young family in Sweden. He stayed until 2011 and became a much loved member of the band. His first appearance on record with Alice was the 'Along Came A Spider' album.

A veteran of the L.A. music scene Keri had previously performed with Vince Neil, Slash's Snakepit, Skid Row. Ratt, US Crush, The Newlydeads, Tal Bacman, The Underdogs, Rubber/BLOW, Big Bang Babies, Empire, Dad's Porno Mag (with Ryan Roxie) and Angel City Outlaws.

In July 2009, Keri opened "Aces & Ales" an American craft beer bar and restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada. In June 2013 Kelli opened a second, much larger restaurant featuring 50 draft beer taps, scratch cooking kitchen, German style community seating, outside patio as well video poker machines.

Keri last played with Alice at a one off show at the Montreal 'Bike Harley' motorcycle event on January 28th 2012 when then current guitarist Orianthi was unavailable. He's also worked with ex-AC/DC drummer Chris Slade's 'Steel Circle', Russian band 'Pushking', and currently plays with 'Nightranger'.


Keri and Alice, Nottingham 2009.